In Pictures: 15 years of Liverpool’s Kop Mosaics

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Liverpool’s Kop is world renowned for it’s atmosphere and colour, especially on big European nights. We’ve collated Anfield’s Kop mosaics from the last 15 years.

Liverpool v AS Roma, February 2001
Bob Paisley Flag Night (mosaic covered the Kop, Lower Centenary and Anfield Road Lower)

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Liverpool v Man United, September 2001
“GH” – in support of then-manager Gerard Houllier who had undergone heart surgery after being taken ill during a game.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, November 4, 2001: Liverpool's supporters on the Spion Kop pay tribute to manager Gerard Houllier with a mosaic before the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v AS Roma, March 2002
“Allez”

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, March 19, 2002: Liverpool fans on the Spion Kop spell out Allez before the UEFA Champions League Group B match against AS Roma match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Newcastle, May 2004
“YNWA, The Kop” – Houllier’s final game as Liverpool manager

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND: Saturday, May 15, 2004: Liverpool fans make a mosaic on the Spion Kop before the final Premiership game of the season at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Juventus, April 2005
“Amicizia” (Friendship)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - TUESDAY APRIL 5th 2005: The Liverpool fans on the Spion Kop hold a mosaic saying "Friendship" in Italian before the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final 1st Leg match between Liverpool and Juventus at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Arsenal, January 2007
“The Truth” – Protest against Kelvin Mackenzie / The S*n

Liverpool, England - Saturday, January 6, 2007: Liverpool fans on the famous Spion Kop hold up a mosaic reading 'The Truth' for six minutes to remember the 96 supporters who dies at the Hillsborough disaster in 1989 before the FA Cup 3rd Round match against Arsenal at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Liverpool v Arsenal, October 2007
“One Game” – Football Against Racism

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 28, 2007: Liverpool fans on the famous Spion Kop show off a mosaic reading 'One Game' as part of the Football Against Racism dayduring the Premiership match at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v West Ham, December 2008
“Free Michael Now” – in support of Michael Shields

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, December 1, 2008: Liverpool's supporters on the Spion Kop show their support for Michael Shields, the Liverpool fan imprisoned in 2005 for a crime he did not commit before the Premiership match against West Ham United at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Arsenal, April 2009
“5” – in recognition of former Arsenal and Liverpool player Ray Kennedy (5 was his LFC shirt number, Arsenal fans had a smaller mosaic with “10” in blue), raising awareness of Parkinson’s disease.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, April 21, 2009: Liverpool's supporters on the Spion Kop display a mosaic showing Ray Kennedy's white Liverpool number 5, and the Arsenal supporters in the Lower Anfield Road end display his blue Arsenal number 10 to raise awareness of Liverpool fan Karl Coppack's Ray of Hope appeal, which has collected over £40,000 for Kennedy, who suffers from Parkinson's disease; before the Premiership match at Anfield. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Tottenham, May 2009
“Sami” – Hyypia’s final game for the club

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2009: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop display a mosaic in honor on Sami Hyypia's decade of service to the club before the Premiership match at Anfield. (Photo by: David Tickle/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Wigan, December 2009
“Shanks Legend” – the 50th anniversary of Shankly’s arrival at the club

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 16, 2009: Liverpool's supporters on the Spion Kop create a mosaic reading 'SHANKS THE LEGEND" to mark the 50th anniversary of manager Bill Shankly's arrival at the club; before the Premiership match against Wigan Athletic at Anfield. (Photo by: David Tickle/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Norwich, October 2011
“JFT96” – Justice For The 96

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 22, 2011: Liverpool supporters on the famous Spion Kop hold up a mosaic reading JFT96 calling for Justice for the 96 before the Premiership match against Norwich City at Anfield. The fans are backing a campaign for the families of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in 1989 who have waited over 22 years for Justice. (Pic by Vegard Grott/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Man United, September 2012
“The Truth” “Justice” “96” – shortly after the findings of the Hillsborough Independent Panel report

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 23, 2012: Liverpool supporters form a mosaic on the Spion Kop calling for Justice for the 96 victims of the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster before the Premiership match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 23, 2012: Liverpool supporters form a mosaic on the Anfield Road and Centenary Stands calling for Justice for the 96 victims of the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster before the Premiership match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 23, 2012: Liverpool's xxxx in action against Manchester United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v QPR, May 2013
“JC23” – Jamie Carragher’s final game for the club

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 19, 2013: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop hold up a mosaic 'JC 23' and players form a guard of honour on the pitch for captain Jamie Carragher who made his 737th and final appearance for the Reds during the final Premiership match against Queens Park Rangers of the 2012/13 season at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Man United, September 2013
Shankly 100 – celebrating 100 years since Shankly was born

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 1, 2013: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop pay tribute to manager Bill Shankly with a mosaic to celebrate his 100th birthday before the Premiership match against Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Everton, May 2013
“Thanks” – Liverpool fans thank Everton fans for their support since the Hillsborough disaster

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 5, 2013: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop hold up cards to form a mosaic reading 'Thanks' to the Everton fans before the Premiership match at Anfield. The 220th Merseyside Derby. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Man City, April 2014
“96 – 25 Years” – the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: The supporters on the Spion Kop make a mosaic toremember the 96 victims of the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster on the 25th Anniversary before the Premiership match against Manchester City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Ludogorets, September 2015
5 European Cups – celebrating Liverpool’s return to the European Cup (Champions League)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, September 16, 2014: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop make a mosaic of European Cups before the UEFA Champions League Group B match against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool v Crystal Palace, May 2015
“S8G” “Captain” – Steven Gerrard’s final game for the club

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop form a mosaic S8G in tribute for captain Steven Gerrard on his last game at Anfield during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool supporters' mosaic 'Captain' for Steven Gerrard before the Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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